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What Do YOU Think About All the Cancer in the Air?

The risk levels are “clearly too high, and unacceptable, relative to breathing air here in Southern California,” said Barry Wallerstein, executive officer at the South Coast Air Quality Management District, which released the study. “The acceptable risk level is really down somewhere between one and 10 in a million.” But unfortunately, The Register reports today…

Getting What You Asked For

Is anyone else enjoying the collective whine about the Governor from our friends on the right? In 2003, Republicans staged a coup and successfully convinced California voters to recall Gray Davis.  On the number of choices available to Republicans were Arnold Schwarzenegger and State Senator Tom McClintock.  Democrats, largely opposed to the recall effort, were…

Senator Cedillo’s Holiday Party

     My girlfriend and I had the distinct honor of being State Senator Gil Cedillo’s guests at his holiday party at Cicada Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles Monday evening.  Party goers included friends and family of the Senator, L.A. politicos, community leaders and the Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District David L. Brewer,…

No Mo’ Toll Road to Trestles: We Win

  In the words of Congressman Ken Calvert, “thanks to Reps. Susan Davis and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), a toll road project that has been years in the making has been set back indefinitely.”  Look at what I found this morning at JOMO Blog! I see a lovely epitaph to “Foothill-South”, the now dead effort to…

Unanswered Questions

Great seeing everyone at Drinking Liberally last night.  It was a wonderful send off for Mike Lawson who will be missed. We had a great time discussing our debates with our friends on the right.  I have the final say in two different posts here, both of which end with a question and some folks…